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Irish American Trivia

How many facts and figures do you know about the Irish American population? Did you know, for example, that March is Irish-American Heritage Month? If so, you belong to a small group of Americans. Too few people know that there is such a month at all, let alone which month it falls in, according to the American Foundation for Irish Heritage.
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Churchill VIII

Churchill VIIIThe Churchill Mk VIII (A22F) was a version of the Heavy Churchill Mk VII that carried a 95mm howitzer in place of the 75mm gun used on the Mk VII.In May 1943 the decision was made to order another 1,000 Churchills for production in 1943 and to continue production in 1944. The 1944 production would be of a new & 39;Heavy Churchill& 39;, the A22F (A42 from 1945).
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How Important Is a College GPA?

In high school, you likely focused on getting good grades-and, consequently, having a solid grade point average (GPA)-because you wanted to get into a good college. But now that you're in college, you may be wondering, "Does my GPA really matter any more?" While that may seem like a simple question, there isn't a single, straightforward answer for it.
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Biography of Carrie Chapman Catt, Suffragette, Activist, Feminist

Carrie Chapman Catt (January 9, 1859-March 9, 1947) was a teacher and journalist who was active in the woman's suffrage movement of the late 19th and early 20th centuries. She was the founder of the League of Women Voters and president of the National American Woman Suffrage Association. Fast Facts: Carrie Chapman Catt Known For : Leader in the women's suffrage movement Born : February 9, 1859 in Ripon, Wisconsin Parents : Lucius Lane and Maria Clinton Lane Died : March 9, 1947 in New Rochelle, New York Education : Iowa State Agricultural College, B.
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The History of Leap Year

A leap year is a year with 366 days, instead of the usual 365. Leap years are necessary because the actual length of a year is 365.242 days, not 365 days, as commonly stated. Leap years occur every 4 years, and years that are evenly divisible by 4 (2004, for example) have 366 days. This extra day is added to the calendar on February 29th.
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